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Bringing in the future : strategies for farsightedness and sustainability in developing countries

Author: William Ascher
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Humans are plagued by shortsighted thinking, preferring to put off work on complex, or difficult problems in favor of quick-fix solutions to immediate needs. This book draws on research from  Read more...

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Bringing in the future.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008017174
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Ascher
ISBN: 9780226029160 0226029166 9780226029177 0226029174
OCLC Number: 897029929
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 328 p.)
Responsibility: William Ascher

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